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French Radishes with Butter and Salt

by Karen January 11, 2011
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Radishes with butter and salt is a French classic.  Because of its simplicity, it's important to use quality ingredients such as fleur de sel, fresh crunchy radishes and good butter.  Good salt simply deepens the flavor of the butter and radishes allowing you to enjoy the simplicity of each ingredient in harmony with each other. […]

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Lebkuchenhaus (Gingerbread House): Eating Germany

by Karen December 10, 2010
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This week's dish is really part cooking, part crafting, but completely edible.  Which is why I was glad to have the nimble hands of Erica from Honestly…WTF, an honestly awesome fashion and DIY blog.  Both of us were gingerbread house novices but this was surprisingly easy to make.  We used a recipe from Martha Stewart […]

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Christmas in a Cup: Glühwein (German Mulled Wine)

by Karen December 8, 2010
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Spiced, citrus-scented and warm.  Mulled wine is a quintessential holiday libation and perfect on a cold winter night.  This drink is served at the charming outdoor Christmas markets in Germany, but different versions are served throughout Europe.  Because the wine is infused with all kinds of flavors, there's no need to use an expensive bottle […]

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Sunday Roast: Eating the UK

by Karen November 26, 2010
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The tradition of Sunday roast usually involves any kind of roasted meat, so I decided to go with a beautiful rib roast, but you can easily make a good roast with other cuts like top roast, just make sure it has a lot of fat marbled throughout.  If you buy a rib roast, ask your […]

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Yorkshire Pudding: Eating the UK

by Karen November 26, 2010
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Yorkshire pudding is something I always make with rib roast and is traditionally eaten with Sunday roast in the UK.  Similar to a popover, it is a simple wet batter that is baked in beef drippings in a large pan and cut up into squares or baked in individual popover pans (you can use a […]

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Gnocchi di Patate: Eating Italy

by Karen October 15, 2010
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So this week, it being our first journey to Italy, I decided to do my gnocchi two ways: one with a basic basil pesto, which most of us this side of the Atlantic are familiar with, and one in a Friuli style, which is a simple sauce of browned butter, cinnamon, sugar, and ricotta affumicata […]

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Basil Pesto: Eating Italy

by Karen October 15, 2010
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I strongly suggest that all your ingredients are bought whole and in their raw form and you chop them yourself.  Because this is a fresh sauce, the freshness of your ingredients are key! – 1 large bundle of basil, leaves only – 3/4 cup of Parmigiano Reggiano, grated – 2 tbsps of pine nuts – […]

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Soufflé au Fromage: Eating France

by Valerie October 8, 2010
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Alright folks, it’s time for my mom’s insanely delicious cheese soufflé. We use Parmesan exclusively, but many recipes call for other cheeses (such as Gruyère) or a blend of cheeses (like Parmesan and Gruyère). You can also add an infinite variety of goodies to your cheese soufflé like spinach, crab, mushrooms, ham, or anything else […]

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FoodBuzz 24×24: Smørrebrød (Open-Faced Sandwiches): Eating Denmark

by Karen September 8, 2010
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This week’s Danish lunch, sponsored by Foodbuzz and Electrolux for the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, was attended by some of our gal pals from WYSE (Women and Youth Supporting Each Other).  WYSE is a national non-profit mentorship organization that partners college women with middle school girls.  All of us were were WYSE alumnae at UCLA […]

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